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U.S. Department of Defense
http://www.defenselink.mil/
William S. Cohen was sworn in as the 20th U.S. Secretary of Defense on January 24, 1997. This site provides a wealth of information about the Department of Defense, plus links to the full texts of many of Cohen's statements and speeches from 1997 until the present.

U.S Congressional Collections at Department of Defense
http://www.archives.gov/legislative/index.html
The personal papers of many members of Congress are located in archival repositories across the country. This site lists some of the libraries, universities, historical societies, and non-profit agencies that collect and make these papers available for research.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp
Search for information concerning members of Congress by name, position or state. A search by state will yield a list of every member of Congress for that state from the date of the state's establishment until the present. This site also includes a biography of each member, the location of research collections pertaining to that member, bibliographies, and links to the House and Senate history pages. 

The Library of Congress Manuscripts Division
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/mss/guide/congress.html
The personal papers of  members of Congress are located in the Manuscripts Division of the Library of Congress.

The Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov
This is the official homepage for the Library of Congress. The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.

The Center for Legislative Archives
through http://www.archives.gov
The official records of Congress, largely the records of Congressional committees, are housed in this repository, located in the National Archives and Records Administration.

The National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.archives.gov/index.html
This is the official home page of the National Archives and Records Administration, an independent federal agency that preserves our nation's history by overseeing the management of all federal records.

U.S. Legislative Branch
http://thomas.loc.gov/home/legbranch/legbranch.html
This site brings together a number of sources on the Internet that contain information about the U.S. Congress.



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